Friday, May 24, 2024

Catching Up With Tony Kushner by Frank Rizzo

Tony Kushner, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright of “Angels in America” and Steven Spielberg’s go-to screenwriter over the last 20 years, is never short of opinions t…

SOURCE: ShowRiz at 11:40PM
Thursday, May 23, 2024
Saturday, May 11, 2024

Book Review: K-Drama School by Nicole Serratore

  Grace Jung’s educational and frequently breezy book K-Drama School: A Pop Culture Inquiry Into Why We Love Korean Television is a great starting place if you don’t have any Korean cu…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 03:45PM
Friday, May 3, 2024

Broadway Bares: Hit the Strip - Amber Ardolino and John Juan Mercado by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

At Broadway Bares: Hit the Strip, our showgirls and showqueens drip and dazzle with effortless allure ✨ Enter our world of luxury and liberation on Sunday, June 23. Get tickets now at bro…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:06PM
Saturday, April 27, 2024

"Mother Play" is a Work of True Compassion by Jan Simpson

After seeing Mother Play, Paula Vogel’s semi-autobiographical three-hander which opened at the Hayes Theater on the very last day of the 2023-2024 theater season, my friends and I went nex…

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 09:32AM
Sunday, April 21, 2024

RuPaul’s Drag Race Finale Viewing Party and HOUSEOFLOVE by Barbare Sturua

It's more than just a viewing party; it's more than just cocktails; it's more than just performances; it's more than just electrifying drag shows and bright makeup! You might ask - what more…

SOURCE: thefrontrowcenter.com at 01:28PM
Saturday, April 20, 2024

My Variety Review: New Broadway Musical "Lempicka" by Frank Rizzo

To the list of larger-than-life, survivalist women in musical theater, add Tamara de Lempicka — but with an asterisk. The name of the Polish-born portraitist who died in 1980 might not be …

SOURCE: ShowRiz at 08:55AM
Friday, April 19, 2024

Liberation Squares review – polemic comedy about state surveillance by Mark Fisher

Nottingham PlayhouseThree unsuspecting teenagers find themselves under close observation in this satirical swipe at the government’s Prevent strategy The three GCSE students in Sonali Bha…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:42AM
Thursday, April 11, 2024

Roundabout Sets Opening Dates for 2024-25 Broadway and Off-Broadway Season by Darryn King

Roundabout Theatre Company has set opening dates for the shows in its 2024-25 theatrical season. Preview performance dates are yet to be announced. The Broadway premiere of Yellow Face, w…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:18PM
Monday, March 4, 2024

Recasting, Restorying, and Restructuring Shakespeare for Liberation by Rainier Pearl-Styles

By Rainier Pearl-Styles. Educator Rainier Pearl-Styles recounts their experience of devising a show in response to Shakespeare’s Macbeth, using tenets of Paolo Freire’s theory of liberat…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 11:18AM
Sunday, March 3, 2024

A Sign of the Times by Joel Benjamin

This York Theatre Company production at the New World Stages, following a presentation at Goodspeed Musicals in 2016, shoehorns these songs into a book by Lindsey Hope Pearlman from a story …

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 09:52PM
Friday, March 1, 2024

Big Love is a great kick-off for [producing body] by Kayla Pulley

Chicago Dramatists has been transformed into a realm where love clashes with tradition, liberation grapples with convention, and the echoes of ancient narratives resound in contemporary soci…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 09:40AM
Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Sunset Baby by Joseph Pisano

"Ain't nothin' sentimental about a dead revolution." Wearing a too-short, too-tight dress, shiny thigh-high boots, and a long fuchsia wig, the twentysomething Nina (Moses Ingram) attempts to…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 10:33PM
Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Chilina Kennedy Makes Joy the Medium and the Message in A Sign of the Times by Hayley Levitt

Chilina Kennedy has cultivated a kinship with the 1960s. It could be how the melodies, which she compares to “putting on a warm blanket,” suit her voice. Or, it could be the decade’s i…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:18PM
Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Pride House by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

While “Pride” has come to stand for Gay Liberation in contemporary times, Beatrice has named her house after Jane Austen’s novel as it is made clear when she names her new guesthouse �…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 12:44AM
Thursday, January 18, 2024

The Rebel’s Clinic by Sasha Frere-Jones

On violence, liberation, and the collective: a new biography of Frantz Fanon by Adam Shatz. The Rebel’s Clinic: The Revolutionary Lives of Frantz Fanon, by Adam Shatz, Farrar, Straus and…

SOURCE: 4columns at 07:00PM

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2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards